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Role Model

Saturday, October 01, 2011

I never pictured myself as a fitness role model. But my daughter who joined the gym last spring and only went 3-4 times a month, came to the gym with me a couple times this week. She met my trainer on Thurs night and will be coming with me and training with her once a month now.

My husband was very encouraging to me today (love you!) I was just going to go down to the basement and walk on the treadmill and he said "Why not go to the gym?" I thought we were going to clean out the garage, but he said he didn't need my help. So, I went to the gym and did a 2 hour workout -- 50 minutes weights and 70 minutes cardio. The last 20 minutes were tough but I kept saying "Lose Your Quit"! and I finished!!

While I have been sparking I was listening to Michelle Aguilar, Season 6 Biggest Loser winner. It was very inspiring.

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  • JULIAOAK
    well done - keep up the great work! emoticon emoticon
    3514 days ago
  • GERMANIRISHGIRL
    That is awesome! You are doing great!


    3515 days ago
  • EBPOOKIE
    You are inspiration to me Carrie, you have done so much this past year. Keep going and know that you are wonderful and we learn from you! emoticon
    3515 days ago
  • READYBETTY
    Carrie,

    You know you're my role model, as well. You really inspire me to push alittle harder. Thanks for demonstrating consistency and personal discipline.

    Betty
    3515 days ago
  • PEPPERMINT125
    Carrie, Love that you didn't quit at the end of your workout! You are a role model to us Cloverleafs. It inspires me when I see your consistent blogs. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3515 days ago
  • GONNABEHALFOFME
    Yes, you are a role model, especially to your children--no matter how old they are. I hope my children will begin to follow my lead soon, especially my oldest who I see so much of myself in.

    Thank you for the reminder and for serving as a role model to us here on Sparkpeople.
    3515 days ago
  • EJOY-EVELYN
    One of the biggest joys I have of sharing God's great love in my life is by letting out through the way we are role models before others. You are a role model in so many fine and exceptional ways. Praise God!
    3515 days ago
  • no profile photo CD6427585
    Oh I'm LOVING this! Of COURSE you are a roll model! Your children watch EVERYTHING you're doing! Don't think just cuz they're older they're not paying attention! They're paying even MORE attention! Cuz THEY are getting older too! And they're saying... "I wanna be like MOM when I get there!" You BET they are! Well... you ARE an emoticon Mom! ... and you HAVE an awesome hubby too!!! emoticon
    3515 days ago
  • MINDA31807
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    3515 days ago
  • KATHIERAE
    emoticon emoticon emoticon Yay for family support!!!
    3515 days ago
  • GOOZLEBEAR
    Sounds like you have had a great day and you are doing so well with your exercise!!!! Way to go!!!! emoticon
    3515 days ago
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